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Accelerating demand for electric and hybrid cars

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Accelerating demand for electric and hybrid cars

The latest findings from Roy Morgan show that the demand for environmentally-friendly vehicles is growing at the expense of petrol-powered engines.

While petrol engines remain the most likely choice of new vehicle type (59.1%) this is down 6.3 percentage points compared to a year ago. The number of people intending to buy either a hybrid or electric vehicle rose 4.7 points and 1.6 points respectively over the same period.

Roy Morgan CEO Michele Levine said that “given the increasing focus on environment issues, we can expect those numbers to keep rising.”

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